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Joel Ward

Joel Ward: Washington Capitals Unsung Hero

Joel Ward Has A Career Season With the Washington Capitals When people first think of the Washington Capitals, they think of Alex Ovechkin or Nicklas Backstrom.  No one really thinks […]

by · April 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Alex Ovechkin: The Anti-Captain

Before this season’s debacle, in which Alex Ovechkin was simultaneously the league’s best goal scorer, worst defensive forward, and above-average detractor of his own teammates; before Dale Hunter regularly benched […]

by · April 17, 2014 · 1 comment · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals: Why George McPhee Should Stay

Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis has a huge offseason ahead of him. It starts with big decisions at the General Manager position and determining Washington’s 2014-15 head coach. Due to […]

by · April 17, 2014 · 4 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals 2013-2014 Season Recap: Failure

What Went Wrong With the 2013-2014 Washington Capitals? It was a turbulent season for the Washington Capitals.  The Capitals were a team that depended on the powerplay to keep their […]

by · April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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It’s Time for a Change in Washington

Ever since Alex Ovechkin’s debut in a Caps’ uniform, there has always been reason for hope in Washington. Sure, the Caps were terrible for his first couple of years in […]

by · March 29, 2014 · 3 comments · Washington Capitals
Joel Ward

Washington Capitals: Joel Ward Signing A Bargain For George McPhee

When General Manager George McPhee signed former Nashville Predators forward Joel Ward to a four year-12 million dollar contract many questioned giving a long term deal to a player who […]

by · March 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals: What George McPhee Must Do at Trade Deadline

The Washington Capitals team fell apart Sunday afternoon at Verizon Center, evaporating all the noise and energy the team had produced during the second period out of the building at […]

by · March 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Martin Erat’s Impossible Trade Request

With the trade deadline looming, Martin Erat has, once again, asked to be traded. Never mind that he’s been nagging the front office since the second month of the season; […]

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Who Should the Washington Capitals Re-Sign?

Times are tough for the Washington Capitals as they scratch and crawl for a shot at the NHL playoffs. Most of their top players have been locked up long-term for […]

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Mikhail Grabovski is Better Than Advertised in Washington

George McPhee has drawn a lot of criticism during his 15 year tenure as General Manager of the Capitals, and much of it has been deserved. He’s made questionable free […]

by · December 5, 2013 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals: Cap Situation After Chimera Extension

The Washington Capitals kept another one of their own Friday afternoon, re-signing 34 year old speedy forward Jason Chimera to a two year contract worth four million dollars. Chimera will […]

by · November 9, 2013 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Capitals Make Right Call in Keeping Tom Wilson

Capitals Make Right Call in Keeping Tom Wilson

The Washington Capitals have elected to keep 19-year-old rookie right wing Tom Wilson past the 10-game mark, meaning this season will count against his entry-level contract. In doing so, General Manager […]

by · October 22, 2013 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals